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28aprAll DayGlade Spring, VA EF3 Tornado - April 28, 2011

Event Details

Expansive damage to homes along Stagecoach road. Image from VDEM.

One of the worst tornadoes in Virginia history tore through the Appalachian Mountains and a thriving country town. At a maximum width of 2,320 yards (1.32 miles), it is by far the widest the state has ever seen and wreaked havoc across a 24-mile path. More than a remarkable meteorological event for the region, this twister reshaped hundreds of lives, particularly in the community of Glade Spring.

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